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The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The MHL’s growing collection of digitized medical rare books, pamphlets, journals, and films number in the tens of thousands, with representative works from each of the past six centuries, all of which are available here through the Internet Archive.

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texts 81,982
movies 3,240
audio 263
images 3
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Medicine 7,537
Pharmacy 7,465
Drug Industry 6,905
tobacco 3,057
cigarette 2,911
Ophthalmology 2,485
Eye 1,942
Surgery 1,752
Browse by keywords in UCSF tobacco industry videos 1,376
Homeopathy 1,191
Navy Medicine magazine 1,153
General Surgery 1,054
advertising 994
Anatomy 982
Obstetrics 977
Physiology 960
Therapeutics 883
Hygiene 813
Pathology 783
Public health 774
Gynecology 772
Physicians 740
Dentistry 725
Public Health 702
Tuberculosis 669
Materia Medica 575
MEDNEWS 567
television 550
Navy Medicine Live Blog 539
Syphilis 532
Children 529
Military Medicine 517
Mental Disorders 514
Eye Diseases 506
American Civil War 484
secondhand smoke 483
Psychiatry 467
marketing 463
Genital Diseases, Female 442
Hospitals 441
Medical education 426
Clinical Medicine 416
Surgical Procedures, Operative 415
Science 412
Women 403
youth 389
Sanitation 387
Nervous system 378
Military Personnel 375
Hydrotherapy 354
Cholera 353
Pediatrics 351
Harvard Medical Alumni Association 348
tobacco industry 345
World War II 339
Human anatomy 337
Vaccination 329
Recreational Reading 322
Education, Medical 317
Sexually Transmitted Diseases 317
Societies, Medical 316
Disease 314
anti-smoking advocacy 307
New York Hospital 300
Eye Abnormalities 298
Yellow Fever 297
Smallpox 295
Chemistry 292
male 289
Brain 281
Diagnosis 281
Education 274
Pharmacopoeias 274
Ear 272
Nervous System Diseases 270
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary 270
adverse effects 264
Electric Stimulation Therapy 259
female 258
nicotine 254
Disease Outbreaks 253
business activity 253
Nurse Corps 252
Weill Cornell Medical College 252
Fever 251
Schools, Medical 248
Surgery, Operative 248
Medical jurisprudence 245
Mineral Waters 245
Cornell University Medical College 244
Heart Diseases 237
Skin Diseases 236
industry strategy 236
Malaria 234
Midwifery 232
hospital ship 232
Health Resorts 227
Medicine (General) Periodicals 227
Pharmaceutical Preparations 227
sports sponsorship 226
Dermatology 225
History of Medicine 222
Phytotherapy 221
Hospitals, Psychiatric 220
Materia medica 218
Hospitals, Military 217
Libraries, Medical 217
Psychology 217
Confederate States of America. Army 216
Hospital Corps 216
Forensic Medicine 212
Phrenology 209
Vietnam War 208
smoking restriction 207
menthol cigarette 204
excise tax 203
Mental illness 202
Otolaryngology 202
cbk 202
filter 202
Ear Diseases 200
Histology 199
Pharmacology 199
Medicine, Military 198
Anesthesia 196
Heart 195
humanitarian assistance 195
smokeless tobacco 195
Clinical medicine 194
smoker behavior 194
Communicable Diseases 192
Electrotherapeutics 192
World War 2 190
Blood 189
Zoology 186
Jurisprudence 185
Neoplasms 185
New York Hospital-Westchester Division 185
sales 185
public place 184
Psychology, Pathological 183
laboratory research 182
tobacco related health concerns 181
workplace 181
Infants 179
Mentally ill 179
Sexually transmitted diseases 178
Climate 177
NH Twentynine Palms 176
international trade 174
Epidemics 173
Medicine, Physical 173
Health 172
pediatrics 171
Diseases 170
Psychiatric hospitals 170
smoker 170
vaccination 170
Diet 169
Cancer research 167
Communicable diseases 167
Manuscripts 167
Plants, Medicinal 167
Orthopedics 166
medicalheritagelibrary 165
regulation 165
Hypnosis 164
University of Maryland School of Medicine--Dissertations 164
government 164
Doctor of Medicine 163
Military Hygiene 163
World War I 163
Cornell University-New York Hospital School of Nursing 162
Lungs 162
New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center 162
Tropical Medicine 162
Tropical medicine 161
Cataract 160
NH Bremerton 160
military medicine 159
Insanity 158
Water Supply 158
tobacco industry employee 158
NAMRU-3 155
NMC Portsmouth 154
Exercise Therapy 153
Pregnancy 152
Skin 151
youth access 151
Botany 149
United States. Army 148
Balneology 147
Nursing 147
Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired 146
Anatomy, Comparative 144
political activity 144
Dissection 143
Gymnastics 143
Naval Medical Research Institute 142
Wounds and Injuries 141
LANGUAGE
english 66,353
german 6,672
french 5,837
latin 954
spanish 542
italian 467
portuguese 400
dutch 207
undetermined 110
swedish 93
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Cushing-Whitney Medical Library
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Books contributed by the Cushing-Whitney Medical Library, Yale University
A historical component has existed at the US Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery since May 1907 with the establishment of the Publications Office. In addition to producing The Naval Medical Bulletin, the Publications Office was responsible for producing occasional historical monographs, and maintaining a historical archive. Today the Office of Medical History's mission has evolved to preserve and promote the history and heritage of the Navy Medical Department while serving the needs of our...
Compilation of Virginia Slims cigarette television commercials including "You've Come a Long Way Baby."
( 8 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising, gender, male, female
Welcome to the Samuel J. Wood Library of New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. This site features items scanned from the Medical Center Archives.
Compilation of Camel cigarette commercials.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, television
14
( 2 reviews )
Topic: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Television commercials for Winston cigarettes ("Winston Tastes Good Like a Cigarette Should") with characters from the Flintstones and sponsorship of television program.
( 8 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising
UCSF Tobacco Industry Videos
26,196
16
3
Compilation of Marlboro commercials from the 1960s and 1970s.
( 3 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, male
Compilation of Marlboro commercials from the 1960s with the Marlboro Country theme.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, male, television, menthol cigarette, promotional campaign
14
Topic: Sexual perversion
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
20,928
2
0
This film shows various cases of mothers who have difficulty breast feeding their babies. Solutions to the problems are demonstrated, for instance a case of inverted nipples can be treated successfully with massage and the use of a breast pump. An inadequate milk supply can be supplemented with formula. 'Flabby breasts' can be successfully treated with massage, supplementary feeding and exercise. 2 segments.
Topics: Anatomy, Breast Feeding, Maternal Behavior, Mothers, Maternal and child health, Anatomy, Breast...
UCSF Tobacco Industry Videos
20,320
3
1
Compilation of Winston cigarette commercials.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, television, filter
14
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries French, French language -- Dictionaries English, Medicine -- French
Animated and live commercials with Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz advertising Philip Morris cigarettes.
( 4 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, television
This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.
Topics: Ventilators, Mechanical -- history, Respiration, Artificial, Medical equipment, Respiratory...
Reprint. Includes her letters (1887-1901) and a Supplementary Account of her Education, Including Passages from the Reports and Letters of her teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan by John Albert Macy
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Mosselman, Gustave; Lienaux, E.
17,041
0
0
14
Topic: Veterinary bacteriology
Kool cigarette commercial.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising, menthol cigarette, male
Footage of various Philip Morris sponsored auto racing teams. Click Here to View Part 1 Click Here to View Part 2 Click Here to View Part 3
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Barton, Wilfred Mason, 1871-1930; Wells, Walter Augustine, 1870-
15,946
1
0
14
Topic: Medicine -- Dictionaries
14
( 3 reviews )
Topic: Medicine, Ayurvedic
26
Topic: Heraldry
Compilation of anti-smoking commercials sponsored by California Department of Health Services.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, anti-smoking advocacy, cancer, local government agency, television
14
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Micro-organisms
14
Topic: Medicine
Video on how cigarettes are made, particularly the processing of the tobacco leaves and stems, emphasizing that a cigarette's nicotine level is below that of its original, unprocessed tobacco leaf.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, tobacco leaf, tobacco processing, tobacco farming, low yield cigarette, tar,...
The Medical Heritage Library
by Gray, Henry, 1825-1861
10,167
0
1
Includes bibliographical references and index
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Human anatomy, Anatomy
14
Topic: Medicine -- Dictionaries
Compilation of Viceroy cigarette commercials.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, television, filter, male, female
14 52
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries French, French language -- Dictionaries English, Medicine
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
9,474
1
0
Shows how a typical labour should be managed, including abdominal and vaginal examination, the second stage of labour, the patient prepared for delivery, the control of the foetal head, examination of the umbilical cord, use of the mucus cather, ligation of the cord, expulsion of the placenta and an examination for vaginal and perineal lacerations. 1 segment.
Topics: Obstetrics, Parturition, Labor, Obstetric, Medical sciences, Birth, Obstetrics, Parturition, Labor,...
UCSF Tobacco Industry Videos
9,286
4
3
Newport cigarette commercial.
( 3 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, television, menthol cigarette, male
14
Topic: Plant names, Popular
Compilation of Camel cigarette television commercials from the 1960s including "I'd Walk a Mile for a Camel," "They're Not for Everybody," and "Drop Everything." Also sponsorship of McHales Navy, Hawk, American Sportsman, and Bonanza.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising, cigarette packaging, male, filter, sports sponsorship,...
Compilation of Winston, Salem and Camel cigarette commercials.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising, male, menthol cigarette
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Treves, Frederick, Sir, 1853-1923
8,482
2
0
14
Topics: Merrick, Joseph Carey, 1862-1890, Physicians -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc,...
UCSF Tobacco Industry Videos
8,031
2
6
Compilation of Alpine cigarette commercials.
( 6 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, menthol cigarette, filter, advertising, television
14
Topics: Health resorts -- Europe, Mineral waters -- Europe, Hydrotherapy -- Europe
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Italy. Direzione generale della sanità pubblica
7,483
0
0
At head of title: Ministero dell'interno, Direzione della sanità pubblica
Topic: Pharmacopoeias
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Ukers, William Harrison, 1873-
7,457
3
0
14
Topic: Coffee
14
Topic: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Originally published in 1652 under title: The English physician
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Materia medica, Botany, Medical, Herbs
TV News reports about the introduction and test marketing of Premier cigarette brand by R. J. Reynolds.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, safer cigarette, cigarette design, secondhand smoke
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Merck, E. (Emanuel); E. Merck (Firm)
7,130
0
1
"Vorwort zur zweiten Auflage" signed E. Merck
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Chemicals, Drugs, Materia medica
Includes index
Topic: Medicine
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Biochemistry, Bromides, Biochemistry, Bromides
Compilation of Viceroy cigarette television commercials all with the jingle "Viceroy's Got the Taste That's Right."
( 5 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising, gender, filter
Compilation of animated and live action Winston commercials from 1954 to 1957, including "Winston Tastes Good Like a Cigarette Should."
( 3 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising, gender, filter, cigarette packaging
Compilation of Camel cigarette commercials from the late 1940s to early 1950s including actors, singers, doctors and sports stars giving testimonials and the "30 Day Camel Test" and the "T-Zone." A few segments in the middle are silent. Click Here to View Part 1 Click Here to View Part 2
( 1 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising, health care provider, sports sponsorship, gender
14
Topic: Medicine
Compilation of Virginia Slims cigarette commercials.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising, female
Typewritten text of medical subject matter, captured during the Vietnam War. Many hand-drawn illustrations. Additional handwritten notes. Untranslated. Author unknown.
Topics: medical, Vietnam, Vietnam War, journal, orthopedics, surgical
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Academia das Ciencias de Lisboa. Classe de Sciencias Moraes, Politicos e Bellas Letras (Segunda Classe)
6,612
1
0
Superseded by the academy's Boletim, q.v
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Dutt, Udoy Chand, Comp; Dutt, U.C; King, George
6,462
2
0
14
Topic: Pharmacy
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by New Sydenham Society; Mayne, Robert Gray; Power, Henry, 1829-1911; Sedgwick, Leonard William
6,398
0
0
14
Topic: Medicine
14
Topic: Medicine -- Dictionaries
14
Topic: Physiology
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
6,269
0
0
Title varies: 1866-1953, The Ontario medical register
Topics: Physicians -- Ontario Directories, Surgeons -- Ontario Directories
14
Topics: Burial, Medical jurisprudence
9 14
Topic: Medicine -- History
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
by Gray, Henry, 1825-1861; Spitzka, Edward Anthony, 1876-1922
6,131
0
1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Anatomy
14
Topics: Botany -- Dictionaries, Botany, Medical
Added t.p., engraved
Topics: Monsters, Abnormalities, Human, Congenital Abnormalities
Includes index
Topics: Electrohomeopathy, Homeopathy, Electrotherapeutics, Homeopathy, Electric Stimulation Therapy
Began with: Vol. 29 (July 5, 1902) = no. 744; ceased with: v. 104 (Apr. 1956)= no. 2251
Topic: Nursing
14 26 52
Topic: Botany
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by New Sydenham Society; Mayne, Robert Gray; Power, Henry, 1829-1911; Sedgwick, Leonard William
5,834
0
0
14
Topic: Medicine
14
Topic: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Compilation of Kool television commercials from the 1950s and 1960s and highlights of various Kool racing events held in the United States and Canada during the summer of 1997. Leader in between segments.
( 4 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, television, advertising, filter, menthol cigarette, sports sponsorship
14
Topics: Medicine -- Dictionaries, Medicine
14
Topics: Antiseptics, Disinfection and disinfectants, Food preservatives, cbk
The Medical Heritage Library
by Allen, Timothy Field, 1837-1902
5,619
0
0
Association: Burt J. Maycock
Topics: Homeopathy, Homeopathy, Materia Medica
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Pardo de Tavera, T. H. (Trinidad Hermenegildo), 1857-1925; Thomas, Jerome B. (Jerome Beers), 1867-
5,558
0
0
Translation of: Plantas medicinales de Filipinas
Topic: Medicinal plants -- Philippines
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Materia medica, Drugs, Chemicals
14
Topics: Anatomy -- Terminology, Arabic language, Latin language -- Terms and phrases